Associate Attorney with 3+ years of workers' compensation defense experience Job in Chicago, IL Near Me - 329875 |

Associate Attorney with 3+ years of workers' compensation defense experience

Type Full-Time

Location Illinois - Chicago

Job ID KLU7329875

Experience Level Midlevel Associate

Job Experience Min. 3 Years

Ranking 3 : Mostly Business $$$

Estimated Salary Lower than Highest Salary Band in Market (Varies by Firm)

Practice Areas Litigation - Workers' Compensation - Defense

2024-04-03 04:06:49

A law firm in Chicago, IL is seeking an Associate Attorney with at least 3 years of workers' compensation defense experience. The successful candidate will be responsible for handling a full caseload, interpreting laws and regulations, reviewing medical evidence, and communicating regularly with clients and other relevant parties.



  • Interpret laws, rules, and regulations related to workers' compensation practice.
  • Review medical evidence and medical records.
  • Analyze the probable outcomes of cases and gather evidence, including interviewing clients, deposing relevant parties, and attending hearings/trials.
  • Communicate regularly with claims representatives and other relevant parties.
  • Present cases to arbitrators and draft legal documents, including opinion letters and settlement contracts.
  • Handle a full caseload efficiently.
  • Maintain organization and demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills.



  • Illinois licensed attorney.
  • 3+ years of workers' compensation defense experience.
  • Ability to interpret laws and regulations related to workers' compensation.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Organized and able to handle a full caseload efficiently.



Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from an accredited law school.



Admission to practice law in Illinois.



  • Ability to interpret complex legal concepts.
  • Proficiency in reviewing medical evidence and records.
  • Strong advocacy and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with clients and other relevant parties.
  • Detail-oriented with excellent organizational skills.
  • Proficient in drafting legal documents and presenting cases to arbitrators.

This law firm provides legal representation to clients in civil litigation matters. The firm's major practice areas include general civil liability defense, construction negligence, insurance coverage, dram shop liability, Medicare secondary payer, employment law, and workers' compensation. The firm's team of attorneys has extensive legal experience in these areas. Its office is located in Chicago, Illinois.

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